Police seen on video fatally shooting Muslim terrorist ramming tractor into Jerusalem busBy Mason White 3:16 PM August 4, 2014
|Scene of the terror attack|
By: Hydar Tomar
A Muslim terrorist is dead after ramming his tractor into a bus in Jerusalem, Israel Police said.
A man died and six others were injured on Monday afternoon, when the terrorist rammed an industrial excavator into the bus.
The tractor driver struck a pedestrian, the bus and a car before being shot dead by police, who were in the area at the time. Images from the scene showed the overturned bus, and the dead terrorist in the cabin of the excavator.
Magen David Adom said that they received a report of the incident around 1:35 p.m., about the tractor that had apparently hit a pedestrian and an empty bus.
Paramedics who arrived at the scene, treated the 25-year-old bus driver and a 45-year-old man at the scene. 25-year-old Yehoshua Altman, was killed in the attack.
The terrorist was identified as 20-year-old Mohammed Naif Ja’abis of East Jerusalem.
Ja’abis left a construction site with the excavator and after traveling about 50 meters hit the bus traveling between Beitar Illit and Jerusalem.
Three people were slightly injured when the bus was hit. The wounded were taken to Hadassah Hospital.